21.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: “El Pescador” by Eliot Rausch

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Director Eliot Rausch translates a classic story about being content (albeit one that I’d somehow never heard before) into an effective short film. Gorgeous work here by the director of photography, Ben Loeb, everything thing he shoots is flawless. Enjoy “El Pescador” below.

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20.04.15 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: Swap Meet

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Animator Caleb Wood organized a collaborative experiment with 13 other visual artists and a couple sound artists. Each artist created a background and traded it with another artist, animating over top of the other’s work. Watch the terrific results below.

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20.04.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Music Video: Baggage Man by Sizarr

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Latest video for German Post-Punk band Sizarr is made using 3D imaging technology to create point clouds which produce a pointilistic effect – video embedded below:

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20.04.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Music Video: The Sky Behind The Flag

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Music video for track by Domino Records artist Owen Pallett put together by the talented Eno Swinnen, whose style is deconstructed hand drawn animation – subjects appear but not fully formed, rather details and shape appear piecemeal. The still images above do not do justice to his work in motion – watch the video embedded below:

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17.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Kite Fighting in Rio de Janeiro

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Remember that Van Damme movie Kickboxer where the fighters dip their hands in resin and then broken glass before they fight? These kids in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro pretty much do that but with kites! They actually coat their kite strings with wax mixed with ground up glass so they can fly by and cut their opponents string! Watch this fascinating portrait of kite fighting in Brazil below.

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16.04.15 by Jeff

LoveStories – Chapter One, Bo

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“Chapter One, Bo” is a beautiful portrait of a classic French beauty. I love the way this was shot and edited. This chapter (hopefully the first of many) was written and directed by Caroline Koning. Watch it below.

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15.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Hot Chip “Need You Now”

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There’s sort of an Eternal Sunshine quality to this video by Shynola for Hot Chip’s latest single “Need You Now”. The band’s frontman Alexis Taylor stars in this mysterious story. Watch the music video below.

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14.04.15 by Jeff

Trippy Video of the Day: Sea Animal-Like Typographic Experiments

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This colourful images above do not do this justice! Feelers is a stunning type and motion  project by Ari Weinkle “typographic experiment based on the movement of animal appendages”. Watch the video below!

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